Genetics

Korean Genome Project data released for public use

A team of researchers with members affiliated with a large number of institutions in Korea, two in the U.S. and one in the U.K. has released data from the initial phase of the Korean Genome Project (Korea1K). In their paper ...

Vaccination

Accelerating vaccine production with ceramic 3-D printing

Faced with the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world needs a vaccine, and needs it fast. However, the development of an effective vaccine requires a lot of time, effort and the highest safety standards that ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Moderna: Early coronavirus vaccine results are encouraging

An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers, its maker a project called "Operation Warp ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rice engineer wins grant to study temperature and coronavirus

Daniel Preston, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Rice's Brown School of Engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Research grant to study the effect of varying temperatures ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Projects to safeguard wellbeing of carers during pandemic

Three University of Stirling projects will play a key role in safeguarding carers and support workers during the COVID-19 pandemic—and assessing the impact the experience has on them.

Medical research

How to carry out rapid clinical research in combating COVID-19

Amid ongoing efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, some European countries have begun to take cautious steps to ease lockdown restrictions while others brace for worse. Like several ongoing EU-funded research projects ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Best ways to help kids through the pandemic

They're not at school. They miss their friends. And Mom and Dad look worried. Lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic can take a toll on everyone, especially kids.

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